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Figures

Height: Architectural 157 m / 515 ft
Height: To Tip 157 m / 515 ft
Floors Above Ground 38
Tower GFA 59,457 m² / 639,990 ft²

Facts

Official Name Seagram Building
Other Names House of Seagram
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 375 Park Avenue
Postal Code 10022
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Landmark Status local
Construction Start 1956
Completion 1958

Companies Involved

Owner RFR Realty LLC
Architect
Design Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Architect of Record Kahn & Jacobs
Structural Engineer
Design Severud Associates Consulting Engineers
MEP Engineer
Design Jaros, Baum & Bolles

Global News

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Seagram Owners Re-Finance for $1 Billion
21 May 2013 – The owner of the Seagram Building, RFR Holdings…

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Public Realm Q&A
18 Oct 2016 – Javier Quintana de Una, IDOM; Albert Chan, Shui on Land Limited; James Parakh, City of Toronto Planning Department; Martin Henn, Henn

Research Papers

Ten Significant Tall Buildings, and the Significant Women Behind Them
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue III

A Tale of Towers and Cities: A Contextual Approach to Vertical Urbanism
26 Oct 2015 – The Middle East: A Selection of Written Works on Iconic Towers and Global Place-Making

It’s Not About the Skyline, It’s About the Base Condition
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City

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Papers Related to Seagram Building

Ten Significant Tall Buildings, and the Significant Women Behind Them
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue III; Leading Women in Tall Buildings
Recently, there has been a growing and overdue recognition in the architecture discipline that women are under-represented, not just in terms of leadership positions held…
A Tale of Towers and Cities: A Contextual Approach to Vertical Urbanism
26 Oct 2015 – The Middle East: A Selection of Written Works on Iconic Towers and Global Place-Making; Louis Becker & Julian Chen, Henning Larsen Architects
While the ever increasing global interchange of capitals and ideas have created immense opportunities and growth in cities around the world, the physical manifestation of…
It’s Not About the Skyline, It’s About the Base Condition
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Terri Boake, University of Waterloo
The rapid densification of cities is a fairly recent phenomenon and seems in many cases to be progressing without regard to important already established urban theory…
“Joan of Architecture” and the Difficulty of Simplicity
Nov 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue IV; Phyllis Lambert, Centre Canadien d'Architecture
Phyllis Lambert, the daughter of the Seagram owner Samuel Bronfman, played an integral role in selecting Mies van der Rohe and Phillip Johnson to design the definitive…

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